EPPO Global Database

Aphis citricidus(TOXOCI)

Distribution details in Mexico

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2000
From CABI Pest map 132 (1998): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2001/012) : outbreaks found in Yucatan and Quintana Roo. Eradication within 20 km of citrus-producing areas.

EPPO Reporting Service (2001/081) : confirmation of the April 2000 record in Quintana Roo.

According to SENASICA (2019): first found in Quintana Roo in February 2000, it then spread to other citrus-growing areas of Mexico in the states of: Campeche, Chiapas, Estado de México, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Yucatán, Quintana Roo and Zacatecas.
SENASICA (2019) Pulgon café de los citricos. Toxoptera citricida (Kirkaldy). Ficha Tecnica no. 37, 20 pp. https://www.gob.mx/cms/uploads/attachment/file/458932/37._Pulgon_cafe_de_los_citricos.pdf

* Michaud JP, Álvarez R (2000) First collection of brown citrus aphid (Homóptera: Aphididae) in Quintana Roo, Mexico. Florida Entomologist 83, 357-358.

* NAPPO Annual Meeting, 2000-10-16/20, San Diego, California, US.

* Review of Agricultural Entomology, 89(3), p 311 (2317).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belize Present, no details view...
Guatemala Present, no details view...
United States of America Hawaii Present, no details view...
United States of America Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Florida Present, widespread view...